Tag: Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center

VIGHHF Chooses Doug Koch of South Dakota To Lead JFL Hospital As New CEO

CHRISTIANSTED — The board that chooses the CEOs of the territory’s hospitals has chosen Doug Koch of South Dakota to be the new CEO of the Juan F. Luis Hospital. ‘Doug has extensive experience with healthcare construction, over his career he has led more than $1 billion worth of construction activities,” the board said in […]

Peter’s Rest Man Accused Of Puncturing Girlfriend’s Car’s Tires While She Was At Work At The Hospital: VIPD

CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was awakened to the sound of policemen at his door this morning with an arrest warrant, authorities said. Rupert Campbell, Jr., 36, of Peter’s Rest, was arrested at 8:07 a.m. today and charged with destruction of property-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Campbell was observed on video […]

Old Man Struck Down Dead By Westbound Vehicle On Christiansted Bypass: VIPD

CHRISTIANSTED — An elderly man trying to cross the Christiansted Bypass at twilight was struck down dead by a passing motorist this weekend, authorities said. A vehicle traveling west on the Christiansted Bypass near the Peter’s Farm Condominiums hit a pedestrian crossing the roadway about 6:15 p.m. Saturday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The […]

Gittens Calls For St. Croix’s Ambulances To Be Stationed At Juan F. Luis Hospital

CHRISTIANSTED — Senator Kenneth Gittens is calling for St. Croix’s ambulance services to be centrally located to ensure all residents have timely access to emergency medical care.  “The ambulances on St. Croix have been stationed at the Charles Harwood Memorial Hospital in Christiansted for some time now,” Gittens said. “In the event of a medical […]

JFL Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer Speaks With UVI Students

CHRISTIANSTED — The Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer, Valarie Lee, met with a class of 16 senior nursing students at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) recently. During her two-hour visit, CNO Lee gave real-world experiences and responded to the seniors’ questions and concerns as they prepare to fully […]

Support Group Meeting For Dialysis Patients To Be Held At Juan Luis Hospital Sunday

CHRISTIANSTED — The V.I. Department of Health said the public is invited to attend the first Dialysis Support Group meeting of the year. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria of the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital on Sunday, February, beginning at 3 p.m. This support group meeting is geared to dialysis patients, family […]

Executive Committee of Juan Luis Hospital Hires New Acting CEO, COO and CFO

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The Executive Committee of the Territorial Board has decided to not renew the contracts of the CEO and CFO of the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center. The following actions to be implemented immediately: 1. Engagement of a consulting firm to provide highly experienced interim leadership (CEO […]